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    tom3 replied to the thread ATF Lacks Cleaning Detergents.
    Used to use ATF in five speed manuals as listed in owners manuals. The Tremec TKO was originally spec'd to use ATF. I wonder if the...
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    tom3 replied to the thread Lifter anxiety.
    So this thing gets bounced up and down 1000 times a minute against a 300 lb spring and it's expected to last how many miles?
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    tom3 replied to the thread 2023 Z71 tahoe 4wd.
    Any updates on the repair? Are you in a rental/loaner now?
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    tom3 replied to the thread Lifter anxiety.
    Sure like to hear that!
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    Going up this hill and maybe heavily loaded you were probably in a lower gear than normal for a good while. Could be just normal...
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    Ours came with Michelin energy saver tires that have 8/32 tread depth brand new. Didn't like those at all so went with Goodyears. Now...
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    tom3 reacted to pa31p's post in the thread Just joined the 2021 Yukon lifter group with Like Like.
    You can L9 all you want (as do I to eliminate DFM vibration) but the problematic parts are what they are. L9 won’t solve that.
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    tom3 replied to the thread How do you guys like the 15-20's?.
    I used to like black because black is black. Get a ding or scratch, or some rust repair, get a can of black and good to go. But...
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    tom3 replied to the thread Bearing clearance..
    I've always thought that plastigage checking is probably better than my measuring abilities at those small tolerances. Just me.
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    tom3 reacted to KVacek's post in the thread Bearing clearance. with Like Like.
    You've got the bearings out. You're spending all that money on the top end. You'll be buying gaskets anyway. I presume you're also...
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    Any time I'm cruising around town I do that too. I don't like feeling those four cylinders lugging when lightly accelerating. I've read...
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    tom3 reacted to Shrubs2K2's post in the thread Just joined the 2021 Yukon lifter group with Like Like.
    Disagree for my vehicle.
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    tom3 replied to the thread Battery low issue.
    I think that second tray is either for a diesel or a police spec vehicle. Not sure you can parallel two batteries without some...
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    I've noticed around here lately there is a huge demand for auto repair these days. A lot of the work is not the high tech stuff but...
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    tom3 replied to the thread Winter Wheel Setup.
    Do you use navigation on any road trips? That could confuse the issue a bit. Otherwise if no codes I'd not worry about it. Good looking...
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